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Offit Kurman Attorney, Shirley Keisler, to Present CLE with Husband, Craig Young, on Domestic Relations & Bankruptcy Law

For Immediate Release

Tysons Corner, VA | March 11, 2020

On Wednesday, March 11, Offit Kurman Attorney Shirley Keisler will present a CLE with her husband, Craig Young, on domestic relations & bankruptcy law. With a focus on the meaning of domestic support obligation as set out in the Bankruptcy Code, attendees and members will be able to gain information regarding the different bankruptcy chapters and the importance of each chapter. They will also be able to take a deep dive into which rights are established in a support/divorce case as it relates to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings, and when you can and/or cannot proceed against a debtor. The major takeaway of this CLE will focus on how to protect and get money for your family law client when the other party files for bankruptcy.

At Offit Kurman, Shirley Keisler practices in the areas of state, interstate, and international family law and is highly experienced in guiding clients through separation and divorce using mediation and, if necessary, litigation. Ms. Keisler recognizes that litigation can be time consuming, costly, and emotionally draining. Therefore, her primary goal with each client is to achieve a swift and beneficial settlement.

While the majority of the cases Ms. Keisler handles result in amicable resolutions, she is a seasoned trial attorney and has successfully litigated high conflict custody and visitation proceedings; international and interstate custody and/or divorce cases; complex marital property divisions (equitable distribution cases); child support and spousal support; and family abuse protective order hearings. She is well versed in the unique issues that arise with military and Foreign Service families and is experienced with the division of pensions and retirement accounts whether for those in the Military, Foreign Service, government, or private sectors or their spouses.

Ms. Keisler has been recognized by both Washington, DC and Virginia Super Lawyers and was named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Virginia, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers in America, has been listed as one of Virginia’s Legal Elite

For more information about Shirley Keisler, and to contact her, please visit her Offit Kurman attorney page.





Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices throughout the East Coast and in Southern California, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s 280+ attorneys counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice. Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration.